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Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRsSt Google Doerr shows ow any ambitious outcome oriented ORGANIZATION CAN BENEFIT FROM IMPLEMENTING OKRSANYONE WHO WANTS TO benefit from implementing OKRsAnyone who wants to what ORGANIZATION CAN BENEFIT FROM IMPLEMENTING OKRSANYONE WHO WANTS TO benefit from implementing OKRsAnyone who wants to what Silicon Valley tick will learn lot from this book So many of the giants from the last fifty years are captured in these pages as relayed by John their commitment and ambition shine through John makes clear that they also shared an embrace of a simple framework for setting goals and communicating throughout their organization which should be encouraging for any founder who wants to know ow to build similarly effective organizationsDisclaimer a brief anecdote involving me is included in the book I didn t tell John I was writing this review ahead of time I bought the book last night and wanted to share my thoughts This entire book is a sales pitch for a method of managing by objectives MBO There are many good points and some great examples but the book just drags on and on I feel like the book could Fundamentals of Federal Income Taxation, 19th (University Casebook Series) have been 13 the size and not lost anything Some of theistory of Intel and other companies was interesting to read especially since those stories were told by the people that lived them There were valuable explanations for what goes wrong with certain types of top down objectives and ow to set up objectives that are measurable make people accountable and elp keep people aligned One area I was Caveman Alien's Trap Caveman Aliens hoping to see but didn t was an exploration of what a measurement is In short any time you ask about something or talk about something you are measuring it In other words there is formal and informal measurement Another topic I wasoping to see was the odd phenomena of that which is measured improves I The New World Spanish/English, English/Spanish Dictionary (El New World Diccionario espaol/ingls, ingls/espaol) (Spanish and English Edition) have found that even when there is no significant reward and there is no significant punishment for meeting a particular metric the mere act of measuring it regularly and giving that measurement visibility will still cause it to improve The book talks about the importance of objectives being visible but it is also important to keep everyones progress visible One particular gem Why the Intel 8086 processor architecture won over the superior Motorola 68000 I lived through that period in techistory and the book s first Do Better hand description from an Intel executive exactly matched what I recall as a desktop computer designer OKR Objectiveskey results are uite obvious and easily explained in a short blog postThe book basically just says prioritize take care of goal conflictsave some safe some stretch and limit your goalsNone of the stories tell what problem OKRs actually solved Takdir: Gundala The Official Movie Adaptation how the right OKRs where found and if OKRs made a difference at all The book does neither give a framework nor an actionable approach to triage the right things to measureIf the objective of this book is toelp people utilizing OKRs in practice the key result is a spectacular failure The book starts promisingly Although OKR concepts are uite well known under different guises and Intel IELTS General Training Academic Study Guide hadn tad such a great reputation as a place to work even when Andy Grove was the CEO there are some interesting ideas in the first few pages Unfortunately the book goes downhill with increasingly sugary language BTW we learn in the book that Intel the great champion of OKRs was beaten by a start up that supposedly didn t use OKR methodolog. Time frame Everyones goals from entry level to CEO are transparent to the entire organization The benefits are profound OKRs surface an organizations most important work They focus effort and foster coordination They keep employees on track They link objectives across silos to unify and strengthen the entire company Along the way OKRs enhance workplace satisfaction and boost retentionIn Measure What Matters Doerr shares a broad range of first person behind the scenes case studies with narrators including Bono and Bill Gates to demonstrate the focus agility and explosive growth that OKRs Get IELTS Band 9.0 in Academic Writing Task 1 Data, Charts Graphs have spurred at so many great organizations This book willelp a new generation of leaders capture the same magi. Effectively and that organisations should really think about what tech they can use to make sure OKR adoption succeeds in the business John fails to disclose at least during that chapter that Public Relations he in fact is an investor in BetterWorks The book basically feels like a 280 page whitepaper written to desperately try toelp BetterWorks get salesIf you want to learn about OKRs and So What Are You Going to Do with That?: Finding Careers Outside Academia, Third Edition how they work there s a great 50 minute YouTube video by Google aboutow they use them Save yourself the money and time and watch that instead This is the first time I Ugly Child Skylark Child Abuse True Stories Book 3 have felt compelled to review one of theundreds of books I ave readJohn Doerr philosophy of Ideas are easy

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A great introduction to the origins of OKRs followed by many examples of Mises en situation professionnelle AS: Aide-soignant how companies and a nonprofit used OKRs to improve organizational effectivenessFor some weird reasons I did not enjoy reading the examples very much Probably because of a mismatch between the book title and my expectationsI was expecting of a guide to defining great OKRs within an organization of aandbook or practical best practices kind of resource Such as Cucina Povera how do you define KRs for a software development product How do you balance between top down and bottom up ideas in the OKRs definition process EtcIn the end How do you between top down and bottom up ideas in the OKRs definition process EtcIn the end felt that some of the examples especially the OKRs in some of the examples were lacking in terms of practical details They were like stories to demonstrate the versatility of OKRs And some of the KRs did not seem very measurable to meThe resources at the end was usefulOverall I felt that the book couldave been concise and the resources at the end could be elaborated As a long time management scholar 34 years in academia I Eduquer son chien pour les Nuls poche have to say that this is one of the best books on management Iave ever read A great deal of nonsense and L Idalma Overo Chi hypeas been written about organizational leadership But Doerr gets right to the core issue given that you Knowledge Encyclopedia History!: The Past as You've Never Seen it Before have useful ideasow do you actually get them implemented He goes into enormous detail about the use of the OKR s Objectives and Key Results which Le rite opratif de Salomon : Compagnon, du spculatif l'opratif he introduced to Google He gives numerous examples ofow they should be used to achieve success Many case studies are described but the key point is that Doerr is not a one narrow techniue Alan Partridge Every Ruddy Word hey goals are good guru Rathere induces a set of principles that should be followed in the use of OKR s if success is to be attained He first learned of this method at Intel and then shared The Numbers Game Baseball's Lifelong Fascination with Statistics his idea with than 50 companies Heas worked both as an executive and a venture capitalist He is firmly tied to the real world of business If you want to know Guide to the Holy Land how to lead successfully this should be your starting point So I already knew about OKRs before getting this book Our organisation tried to implement them a few years ago and failed I wasoping this book would shed some light on La sociedad literaria y del pastel de piel de patata Guernsey (Narrativa) (Spanish Edition) how to create implement and measure OKRs efficiently in a small business such as oursSadly the book fails to go into any depth aboutow to make the most important phase implementation possible There are also 2 concerns which really calls into uestion the practicalness and authenticity of the book1 John recommends that we separate OKRs from employee compensationbonuses That s fine I m willing to give that a shot But doesn t actually say what a practical alternative approach should actually be He mentions that instead of combining performance reviews "Goals And Bonuses Into One "and bonuses into one they should be 3 separate groups performance reviews feedback sessions goals OKRs bonuses bonuses which form part of your judgement on whether to give bonuses or not effectively taking the The Shepherds Bush Murders hard facts out ofow compensation is given and making it based on opinion Exactly why PaddedKINK 1 he says later in the book that annual performance reviews don t work because they re based on opinion2 The alarming issue is that towards the end of the book John very coyly mentions that BetterWorks software iselping companies adopt the OKR methodology. #1 New York TimesBestsellerLegendary venture capitalist John Doerr reveals The Second Most Powerful Man in the World how the goal setting system of Objectives and Key Results OKRsas Dom dzienny dom nocny helped tech giants from Intel to Google achieve explosive growthandow it can Le Cauchemar Mécanique (La Société dEnquêtes Etranges de la Tour Sud help any organization thrive In the fall of 1999 John Doerr met with the founders of a start up whomed just given 125 million the biggest investment of L'instrument du chanteur : son corps his career Larry Page and Sergey Brinad amazing technology entrepreneurial energy and sky Notre Dame des Fleurs high ambitions but no real business plan For Google to change the world or even to survive Page and Brinad to learn Sonoran Desert Food Plants: Edible Uses for the Desert's Wild Bounty how to make tough choices on priorities while keeping their team on track Theydave to know when to pull the plug on losin.